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Few North Dakotans seeking pardons on pot offenses

Nov. 21, 2019 2:40 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Few people have taken advantage of a policy change that lets people with low-level marijuana convictions in North Dakota petition to have their records wiped clean if they avoid unlawful behavior for five years Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who pushed for the policy change,...

Affidavit: Woman was strapped into seat of submerged truck

Nov. 20, 2019 7:43 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian woman whose body was found in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake was strapped into the passenger side with a seatbelt around her waist, according to court documents released Wednesday. Olivia Lone Bear, 32, was reported missing to the Three Affiliated Tribes...

Roy scores 21 to lead Milwaukee over North Dakota 79-70

Nov. 19, 2019 11:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darius Roy had 21 points as Milwaukee got past North Dakota 79-70 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee led 41-36 at halftime and the lead was double digits for most of the final 10 minutes of the game. A 3-pointer from Roy put the Panthers up by 12 with 1:47 remaining. Marlon Stewart made a layup...

Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of spill

Nov. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of the Keystone pipeline and the agency that regulates it in the wake of 383,000-gallon (1.4-million-liter) spill in northeastern North Dakota, the latest of three spills along the line in as many years. In a letter Monday to...

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought

Nov. 18, 2019 2:31 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said the leak reported on Oct. 29 is now estimated...

Freeman-Liberty lifts Valparaiso past North Dakota 74-60

Nov. 17, 2019 5:26 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 21 points as Valparaiso defeated North Dakota 74-60 on Sunday. Mileek McMillan had 16 points for the Crusaders (3-1). Ben Krikke scored 11, while Nick Robinson had 10 points and seven rebounds. Marlon Stewart led the Fighting Hawks (1-2) with 17 points....

Stony Brook pulls away from ND State, Olaniyi scores 20

Nov. 17, 2019 5:00 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi scored 20 points, Makale Foreman added 15 and Stony Brook beat North Dakota State 64-57 on Sunday at the Islander Invitational. Vinny Shahid led North Dakota State with 16 points and the Bison (4-2) saw their four-game winning streak come to an end. Down 49-48...

Hunter leads North Dakota St. over Texas A&M-CC 57-45

Nov. 16, 2019 10:32 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Cameron Hunter came off the bench to tally 13 points and North Dakota State beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 57-45 on Saturday night. Rocky Kreuser had 11 points and nine rebounds for North Dakota State (4-1), which has won four consecutive games. Tyson Ward, who led the Bison...

NDSU wraps up ninth straight conference title with 49-14 win

Nov. 16, 2019 7:11 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Trey Lance threw for two touchdowns, Ty Brooks ran for two and FCS top-ranked North Dakota State rolled up 700 yards offense in beating South Dakota 49-14 to clinch the Missouri Valley Football Conference championship on Saturday. This is the ninth straight title for the two-time...

Turner’s INT seals North Dakota’s win over Northern Colorado

Nov. 16, 2019 6:16 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Nate Ketteringham threw for 297 yards and two scores and added another on the ground to help North Dakota beat Northern Colorado 45-38 on Saturday. Kadon Kauppinen gave North Dakota a 45-21 lead with a 7-yard return of a blocked punt but Northern Colorado got within a score with...